Mesa ranked Best Big City in the Southwest
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Money.com, owned by Time, Inc., released the Best Places to Live 2015 ranking with Mesa being named the Best Big City in the Southwest. Mesa joins Pittsburgh, Tampa, Denver and Omaha in the top 5 best places to live for cities with more than 300,000...

 New owner for Mesa Royale gives residents reprieve
(0)  (0)  (0)08-27-2015 at 6:40:00 PM
The City of Mesa has been informed by representatives of the current owner of the Mesa Royale Mobile Home Park that the sale of the property has closed. In light of this new development, the City will work with the new owner, a California-based...

 Fall registration for youth sports opens
(1)  (0)  (0)08-04-2015 at 11:26:47 AM
Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer • co-eds grades Kindergarten to 6th grade...

 Mesa Sprint Triathlon benefits youth programs
(1)  (0)  (0)08-10-2015 at 3:17:54 PM
Registration is now underway for the 5th annual Mesa Sprint Triathlon held on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Rd. “This year we are expecting it to be our most popular year and for us to reach over 500...

 4th Annual Visit Mesa Mexican Baseball Fiesta returns to the Valley with games at Sloan Park at Mesa Riverview
(1)  (0)  (0)08-18-2015 at 1:51:00 AM
The Mexican Winter Baseball League’s version of “Spring Training” will come to the valley with our new home in Mesa, Ariz. at Sloan Park. On September 18 & 19 two of the top teams from the Liga Mexicana del Pacifico, Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo and...

 Fall Youth Sports Kickoff Celebration and Punt, Pass and Kick
(1)  (0)  (0)08-25-2015 at 11:17:58 AM
Gather up the whole family and head down to Hohokam Stadium,1235 N. Center St. for a free night of fun and to celebrate the kick-off of Mesa Fall Youth Sports season. The event is held on Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Games, door...

 "Dare to be Fair" is theme of 2015 Fair Housing Conference
(0)  (0)  (0)08-27-2015 at 1:34:00 AM
For the first time, the City of Mesa’s annual Fair Housing Conference will be a regional event. Registration is now available for the free conference on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army KROC Center, 1375 E. Broadway Road,...

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 New owner for Mesa Royale gives residents reprieve
08-27-2015 at 6:40:00 PM
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The City of Mesa has been informed by representatives of the current owner of the Mesa Royale Mobile Home Park that the sale of the property has closed. In light of this new development, the City will work with the new owner, a California-based...
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 "Dare to be Fair" is theme of 2015 Fair Housing Conference
08-27-2015 at 1:34:00 AM
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For the first time, the City of Mesa’s annual Fair Housing Conference will be a regional event. Registration is now available for the free conference on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Salvation Army KROC Center, 1375 E. Broadway Road,...
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 Mesa Main Library to upgrade to new, energy-efficient lighting
08-25-2015 at 5:36:00 PM
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MESA, ARIZ. "As part of the City of Mesa’s continuous sustainability improvement efforts at City owned facilities, the City will begin a two month lighting retrofit project at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., on Sept. 1st. As part of the...
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 Fall Youth Sports Kickoff Celebration and Punt, Pass and Kick
08-25-2015 at 11:17:58 AM
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Gather up the whole family and head down to Hohokam Stadium,1235 N. Center St. for a free night of fun and to celebrate the kick-off of Mesa Fall Youth Sports season. The event is held on Friday, Sept. 11 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Games, door...
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 Foraging Arizona mushrooms workshop at Mesa Library
08-24-2015 at 9:16:45 AM
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Mushroom expert Erik Nelson joins us for a discussion about foraging edible mushrooms in Arizona. This workshop is held on Thursday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room. Participants will learn about...
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 Valley Metro Rail's First Extension Opens to Central Mesa
08-22-2015 at 1:53:00 AM
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Seven months ahead of schedule, light rail arrives in downtown Mesa promising new discoveries, opportunities and connections for Valley residents and visitors. This is the first extension since Valley Metro Rail began serving the greater Phoenix area...
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 Mesa ranked Best Big City in the Southwest
08-18-2015 at 4:04:24 PM
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Money.com, owned by Time, Inc., released the Best Places to Live 2015 ranking with Mesa being named the Best Big City in the Southwest. Mesa joins Pittsburgh, Tampa, Denver and Omaha in the top 5 best places to live for cities with more than 300,000...
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 4th Annual Visit Mesa Mexican Baseball Fiesta returns to the Valley with games at Sloan Park at Mesa Riverview
08-18-2015 at 1:51:00 AM
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The Mexican Winter Baseball League’s version of “Spring Training” will come to the valley with our new home in Mesa, Ariz. at Sloan Park. On September 18 & 19 two of the top teams from the Liga Mexicana del Pacifico, Los Naranjeros de Hermosillo and...
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 New date and new route for East Valley Veterans Parade in downtown Mesa
08-12-2015 at 3:40:18 PM
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For the past two years, the East Valley Veterans Parade in downtown Mesa has been held on the Saturday preceding Veterans Day. This year, the East Valley Veterans Parade Association will return to holding the parade on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. In...
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 Mesa Sprint Triathlon benefits youth programs
08-10-2015 at 3:17:54 PM
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Registration is now underway for the 5th annual Mesa Sprint Triathlon held on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 at Skyline Aquatic Center, 845 S. Crismon Rd. “This year we are expecting it to be our most popular year and for us to reach over 500...
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 Mesa Counts on College Access Center grand opening
08-05-2015 at 11:40:43 AM
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A grand opening program and open house have been held for the Mesa Counts on College Access Center, 635 E. Broadway Road. The free, full service college access center is open to anyone interested in furthering their education. “Quality education...
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 Mesa selected as one of first cities to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ “What Works Cities” initiative
08-05-2015 at 9:32:00 AM
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Mayor John Giles announced today that Mesa is one of the first cities selected to participate in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ What Works Cities, a $42 million initiative to help 100 mid-sized American cities enhance their use of data and evidence to...
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 Fall registration for youth sports opens
08-04-2015 at 11:26:47 AM
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Have your kids been going stir crazy staying inside from the heat? Registration for your kids to sign up for Mesa Fall Youth Sports Programs is now underway. This fall programs will include: Soccer • co-eds grades Kindergarten to 6th grade...
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 Hometown Heroes Banner Program to honor active military and veterans
08-03-2015 at 11:22:00 AM
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The City of Mesa Hometown Heroes Banner Program is a living tribute created to recognize and honor Mesa residents and their immediate family members who are currently serving, or are veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. Personalized...
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 Writing fiction with Pop-up mobile app
07-27-2015 at 12:16:56 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a fiction writing workshop on Saturday, Aug. 1 at THINKspot from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. inside the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. Nefertiti Van der Riese, is the creator of The Pop-Up Workshop: Easy Peer Review, is a...
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 Planned Downtime for Web Services Thursday, July 23 at 2 a.m.
07-22-2015 at 8:57:48 PM
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The City of Mesa will be performing required updates to e-Commerce and Web supporting infrastructureearly Thursday morning,July 23, from2:00 a.m.through approximately5:00 a.m. During this period, some web-based...
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 Grand re-opening of Broadway Recreation Center
07-22-2015 at 12:50:08 PM
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Mesa’s Broadway Recreation Center, 59 E. Broadway Rd. will hold a grand re-opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Wed., July 29 at 8:30 a.m. The Broadway Recreation center or known as the “BRC” was severally damaged during the floods last year....
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 How to write fiction at Mesa Library
07-22-2015 at 12:14:50 PM
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Mesa Library is presenting a writing workshop, “On Solid Ground: World-Building for Engaging Fiction” on Saturday, July 25 at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Rd. from 10 a.m. to noon in the Roadrunner Room. Author and presenter, Sharon...
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 Model trains make a stop at Mesa Library
07-21-2015 at 12:03:00 PM
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The Arizona Big Train Operators (ABTO) model train club is back this year bringing more model trains and scenic dioramas to share. The free exhibit will run from July 27 to Aug. 1 at the Mesa Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Raising dairy goats in the City of Mesa
07-16-2015 at 1:26:13 AM
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Join Mesa's own Garden Pool experts for a free talk covering the ins and outs of raising dairy goats at home. The workshop will take place on Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St. in the Saguaro Room. Participants...
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 Krav Maga demonstration at Mesa Library
07-14-2015 at 12:56:40 PM
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Learn how to harness your real life superhero powers with a demonstration by Derrek Hofrichter, East Valley Krav Maga chief instructor. The hour-long workshop will take place on Saturday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m. at the Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power...
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 Water from light rail testing donated to Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign
07-14-2015 at 12:37:30 PM
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Thanks to a creative way to test passenger weight on the Central Mesa light rail extension, Valley Transit Constructors (VTC) donated a huge amount of water to United Food Bank for the Mesa Hydration Donation Campaign. The life-saving donation of 100...
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 Mesa Arts Center Announces 2015-16 Season, tickets on sale today
07-13-2015 at 5:30:00 PM
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Celebrating its tenth season of performances and events at One East Main Street in Downtown Mesa, Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the Performing Live Season line-up for 2015-16. Single tickets are on sale to the general public as of today,...
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 Keeping Pets Healthy at Mesa Library
07-09-2015 at 1:01:41 AM
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Join Dr. Helen Evans from Family VetCare for a talk about keeping pets healthy in between veterinary appointments. This workshop is free and will take place on Thursday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Dobson Ranch Library, 2425 S. Dobson Rd. Dr....
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 Arizona Museum of Natural History Hosting a Free Pluto Party
07-08-2015 at 4:50:13 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host a free Pluto Party on Tuesday July 14 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come learn more about the dwarf planet Pluto and why the New Horizons fly-by is worth celebrating. Participate...
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 Mesa is monsoon ready
07-08-2015 at 12:37:24 PM
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Summer time in Arizona ushers in the season of storms. The City of Mesa, like most valley cities, has made preparations for the monsoon and would like to remind residents how to be ready when a monsoon strikes. “As the monsoon moves in to the...
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 Roaring Reptiles Overnight at the Museum
07-07-2015 at 6:44:58 PM
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Arizona Museum of Natural History (AzMNH), 53 N. Macdonald in Mesa, will host Roaring Reptiles Over-Night Camp on Friday, July 17 from 6 p.m. until 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Discover the amazing and dazzling diversity of reptiles " from tiny lizards...
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 One month left of summer reading at Mesa Library
07-07-2015 at 2:38:15 PM
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Mesa Library’s Summer Reading Program is still going strong. Youth and adults can still sign up and receive some great prizes and be entered for a chance to win a new Kindle HD tablet. “Usually about this time of the year people...
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 Raising Backyard Chickens at Mesa Library
07-02-2015 at 1:28:57 AM
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Meet Permaculturist Rachel Bess and attend her free workshop about keeping chickens in your backyard. The workshop will be held on Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room. Chickens make...
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 Hacienda HealthCare opens Hacienda Children's Hospital in Mesa
07-01-2015 at 3:09:00 PM
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Hacienda HealthCare held a ribbon cutting ceremonyJuly 1for the official grand opening of Hacienda Children’s Hospital, 610 W. Jerome Ave., in Mesa. This 20,900 square-foot pediatric hospital will specialize in high-quality acute and...
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 July is National Parks and Recreation month
07-01-2015 at 1:17:49 PM
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Mesa Parks, Recreation and Commercial Facilities joins in on the fun with the National Recreation and Parks Association (NPRA) and celebration park and recreation month in July. Parks and recreation have the power to strengthen communities,...
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 Protect your pets during fireworks displays
06-30-2015 at 2:30:26 PM
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Mesa Animal Control would like to remind residents that pets can become highly distressed by the additional noise, lights and commotion involved with Independence Day celebrations. With fireworks during the Republic Services Arizona Celebration of...
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 Teen entrepreneur camp at THINKspot
06-30-2015 at 12:22:37 PM
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Do you know of a teen with great ideas, out-going and wants to make a difference in the business world? Then join THINKspot starting on July 20 for a two week-long camp designed for teen entrepreneurs. Working in partnership with ASU...
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 Mesa Library welcomes Rich Ihle's Reptile Adventures
06-25-2015 at 11:29:45 AM
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Rich Ihle and his incredible reptile friends will entertain, educate, and amaze you! They will be making two appearances at the Mesa Library. The free events are Monday, June 29 at 2 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro Room and...
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 Mesa City Council selects new City Attorney
06-18-2015 at 5:07:19 PM
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Mesa City Council has announced that at their next regularly scheduled meeting July 1, they will vote to appoint Deputy City Attorney Jim Smith as the next City Attorney. The appointment will take effect July 24 when current City Attorney Debbie...
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 Learn the art of coffee roasting at Mesa Library
06-18-2015 at 12:10:45 PM
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Mesa's own Lost Dutchman Coffee expert joins us for a free discussion of all things coffee, including how to roast your own beans at home. This workshop is held on Thursday, June 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 64 E. First St., in the Saguaro...
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 Mesa launches MuniciPal
06-18-2015 at 1:11:00 AM
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Residents who want to participate in City Council meetings but don’t have time to attend in person or are curious about items being discussed that affect their home or business, now have a new way to learn more and provide feedback. The...
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 Mesa recognized as 2015 Playful City USA community
06-17-2015 at 6:55:31 PM
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The City of Mesa Park, Recreation and Commercial Facility is being honored with a 2015 Playful City USA designation for the sixth time. The national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more...
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 Mesa shows support for Allegiant Air
06-17-2015 at 5:07:28 PM
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Since 2007, more than 7.3 million passengers have traveled through Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. The vast majority of those passengers were Allegiant Air customers. Allegiant has been incredibly successful in serving 34 cities out of Gateway and the...
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 Over 100,000 square foot adaptive reuse office project just completed in the Fiesta District
06-17-2015 at 11:30:00 AM
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One of the largest adaptive reuse projects in Arizona held its ribbon-cutting ceremony today. Centrica, a $20 million project located at the northwest corner of Southern and Longmore in Mesa, promises strong demographics, walkable amenities, abundant...
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 Writing workshop: Hero, Know Thyself
06-11-2015 at 11:46:01 AM
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Randy Lindsay, a local fiction writer, will be hosting a workshop to help participants learn more about the world of creative writing. Vivid and believable characters are at the heart of every successful story. The workshop will cover a variety of...
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 Get free reading glasses at Mesa Library
06-04-2015 at 12:21:42 PM
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If words seem blurry or the sun is in your eyes, here’s an opportunity to get free help with your sight. The Red Mountain Library is partnering with the Mesa Fountain of the Sun Lions Club to present “Lions’ Summer of Sight”. This weekly event...
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